What's Your Beef? Politics and Neighbors

Keturah Lamb  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

There was a drone hovering over our goat pen a couple weeks ago, and then later a federal agent opened our gates and went through our property without permission. We trust our neighbors, so these things wouldn’t usually worry me. The drone? Oh…

October Cover Artist: Jennifer McClellan

Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

"Creativity Takes Courage" -Henri Matisse Jennifer McClellan has been pursuing the free feeling of creating art in nature since 2004. “When first I ventured out to do a plein air painting in 2004, I was unsure of what I was getting myself…

MAP Brewing

Angie Ripple  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

Bozeman has a strong sense of place that not all locations are lucky enough to claim. The authenticity that you will find in our community is a big part of what gives us the sense of place, and what draws newcomers as well. Bozeman’s Brewery…

Double Trouble

Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

It was early 1986, and I was playing with Jackson Browne. It happened to be Jackson’s birthday that night, and after show festivities were quite a spectacle at the Ritz Carlton hotel somewhere in the United States. I believe it was…

Record Store Day Drops October 24th

Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

As those who have been following the Record Store Day news know, the 2020 Record Store Day celebration (like most events) was cancelled due to Covid-19.  Still, something had to be done to get titles from the list of limited-edition vinyl and CD…

Up The Theatrical Creek

Kevin Brustuen  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

In mid-June of this year, I was walking along the East Gallatin River one afternoon when I saw a fascinating sight:A young man named Jacques, dressed in white and holding his flute as he sat beside the East Gallatin River in Bozeman, looked up at a…

Lights In Darkness

Ruby Zitzer  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

My dad is the type of guy you would go to for advice. He is always a man of reason. He doesn’t often get caught up in drama or conspiracies or paranormal situations. Members of his community, family, and friends call him up for help on…

NICA Has Come to Bozeman

Kat Forester  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

NICA has come to Bozeman. You may ask “what is NICA?” NICA is the National Interscholastic Cycling Association and its, mission is to build strong minds, bodies, characters, and community through cycling. The NICA values are fun…

Fire and Hope: Bridger Foothills Fire 2020

Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

I was born lucky: from wealth, not generations of it but rather the sort built from your parents’ hard work, my dad rising as a doctor from Goodland, Kansas, and my mother, a Billings Spanish teacher whose family started a hardware store in…

Halloween Town 2020

Cassie Pfannenstiel  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

Of all the holidays, Halloween may be the best example of an American fusion of beliefs, rituals, traditions, and cultures, brought together from both religious and pagan ideas. And, to be fair, for the kids it’s really all about the…

Do Our Politicians Play By Insider, or Outsider Rules

Cynthia Logan  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

This year has been scary enough for most of us to want to skip Halloween altogether. But the ghosts and ghouls behind the ‘dark money’ in national and local politics have already made their costumes and are knocking on doors. Bozeman…

Top 10 Things To Do in Bozeman This October

Kate Hulbert  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

Sadly, so many of our favorite fall activities have been canceled in Bozeman this year. The long-standing hay bale maze is canceled, and our beloved Bobcat football games will not be happening. We’ve updated this list with all the fall…

Competing Against Multiple Offers

Tim Ford  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

As Bozeman’s Real Estate market continues its strength moving into fall, we’re seeing more and more multiple offer situations. If there’s only one house but 10 buyers, 9 aren’t going to get the house. Many buyers focus solely…

General Election In Gallatin County

What you need to know to vote in the 2020 Election

Angie Ripple  |   Thu. Oct. 1st, 2020

It’s a general election year, but because it’s 2020 things will look a lot different for Gallatin County voters. On August 18, 2020, Gallatin County Commissioners voted 2-1 in support of mail-in voting for the general election November 3…